The Case for Cloud Based Digital Signage Software (2/14/2017) - We made a studied and conscious decision to move our digital signage network management software to the Cloud some years ago. At the time the decision seemed potentially risky with the fate of Cloud-based digital signage software hardly clear at the time. There were perceived security issues (all largely proven […]
Before You Invest in Digital Signage Software, Read This (1/16/2017) - Investing in digital signage software so you can implement digital signage into your operations can quickly transform your organisation. However, before you make the leap and purchase your digital signage software, avoid making these few mistakes: Remaining short-sighted about your budget—As you put together your budget, make sure it doesn’t […]
4 Reasons Why Digital Signage is a Wise Business Investment (12/15/2016) - As a business owner, you are likely presented with many new forms of technology on a regular basis that you are urged to invest in. While not every form of technology is worthwhile for your business, there are many reasons why digital signage is. Here are four of the top […]
Examples of Digital Signage for Pedestrians (12/15/2015) - There are an incredible variety of digital signage for pedestrians ranging from single stand-alone screens, to touch screen kiosks, to complex video walls. Signbox software can power and manage any form or format of digital signage for pedestrians.
Sports Facilities and Arenas Get Major Upgrades with Digital Signage (3/18/2014) - It’s a big year for sports, with 12 new events debuting at the Sochi Olympics, and the FIFA World Cup, Six Nations and the Commonwealth Games as some of the most highly anticipated events this 2014. With all this buzz surrounding it, sports arenas and facilities are upping their games […]
4K Digital Signage: Breaking Out in 2014 (3/6/2014) - There’s not much doubt that the future of technology is in ultra high definition or 4K (or better). Companies are now looking to 4K digital signage to bring their brands to the next level. For now, it takes quite a bit of process to fully appreciate and utilize the beauty […]
Successful Signbox 2013 Re-seller Program Paves Way For a Hopeful 2014 (2/11/2014) - The Signbox Re-seller Partnerships, or what we call our Channel Partners Program, have seen tremendous success in 2013. These, of course, include our partners in Singapore, Malaysia, Dubai, New Zealand and Asia Pacific such as Sovis Pte Ltd., Specialty Theatre Supplies, Avolution Inc., ConnectNZ, Integrated Retail, Specialty Cinema and ESCO […]
Stunning Digital Signage Solution for Singapore’s Finest Private Hospital (2/11/2014) - Mount Elizabeth and Mount Elizabeth Novena are private hospitals in Singapore with an all-single room design, known for the unparalleled level of privacy and comfort they provide for patients. Impressive architectural design and interiors give these hospitals of Parkway Health Group the look and feel of a 5-star hotel, while […]
Displays of Affection in the Digital (Sign)Age (2/11/2014) - Kiiin LLP, partners of Parkway Health Group, teamed up with Signbox to deliver stunning visual graphics across new digital signage systems. These include standalone interactive kiosks, video walls and single screen set ups. The remotely controlled (link to saas information here) system allows Mount Elizabeth staff to manage their systems from either of their hospitals and wherever they may be in the world.
Getting a Channel Partner Up and Running (11/21/2013) - Key Points in Shaping Content for Digital Signage
Imagination not Innovation (10/2/2013) - The Signbox team have learned a lot about Channel Partners in the last number of years whilst moving from a direct sales channel to an indirect one, and it brings us great happiness to tell you that we have not completed a project in the past 18 months without the involvement of a Signbox Channel Partner to some capacity. Here are a few steps which we have found to be crucial for getting a Channel Partner up and running.
Our New Channel Partner Logo (10/2/2013) - We believe that the only limitation to what you can do with your Digital Signage is imagination.
signTraining – Improving training efficiency (10/2/2013) - Here by popular demand….. Over the past 10 years Signbox has grown to be one of the worlds most advanced digital signage platforms. Increasingly, we have noticed three interesting trends:
Productivity and Innovation Credit for Digital Signage (10/2/2013) - In the 2010 budget, the Singaporean government introduced the Productivity and Innovation Credit Scheme (PIC) scheme that lets enterprises to enjoy up to 400% tax deduction/allowances or get a 60% cash payout when they invest in innovation, research and development, automation, and training. The tax benefits under PIC are available […]
10 frequently asked questions about digital signage (7/27/2013) - There are some questions about digital signage that we get asked quite often, so let’s take a look at the most popular ones. Q: What is digital signage? Digital signage is a popular Digital-Out-Of-Home (DOOH) communication solution that uses electronic displays that provides you with the ability to promote a […]
How to boost office productivity with an interactive touchscreen (7/24/2013) - The business world is always a quickly evolving place. With Corporate offices holding a multitude of different people from top executives to facilities management staff, this is definitely true. The population of corporate offices are educated and tech-savvy, always wanting to be at the forefront of technology. IDS (Interactive Digital […]
Signbox Summer Internship Program 2013 (7/24/2013) - Students were selected through a very competitive three-tier interview process in order to gain a place on the internship. The program allows students from Singapore’s and England’s top universities to experience a real-world working environment in a fast paced, growing software company. “With hands on involvement in day to day […]
Signbox Microsystems partner with Integrated Retail (7/23/2013) - Signbox Microsystems today announced a mutual distribution agreement with Integrated Retail, a leading retail automation software service provider in India and Asia Pacific regions. Integrated Retail’s mission is to deliver value in the form of dynamic & scalable Retail Point of Sale (POS) solutions to retailers at an affordable price. […]
Signbox meets Leap Motion (7/23/2013) - Signbox Microsystems today announced a mutual distribution agreement with Integrated Retail, a leading retail automation software service provider in India and Asia Pacific regions. Integrated Retail’s mission is to deliver value in the form of dynamic & scalable Retail Point of Sale (POS) solutions to retailers at an affordable price.
TREND ALERT: Table-top Digital Signage (7/13/2013) - Traditionally, the placement of digital signage screens has been high-up, in our direct line of vision. Unlike static forms of media, like billboards and posters, these digital signage displays engage customers and passersby with their movement and colourful content. But over the last few months, we’ve started to notice an […]
Google Glass and what it could mean for digital advertising (7/4/2013) - Have you heard of Google Glass yet? They’re a new type of augmented reality eyewear created by Google, which are set to transform the world of marketing and advertising. The glasses being promoted as a “wearable computer”, attached to the frame of your eyeglasses with a small screen in one […]
Digital Signage Modules: Where Technology Meets Versatility (6/9/2013) - Digital signage modules are add-ons that provide extra functionality to your standard digital platform. They can provide several benefits ranging from content scheduling functionality to advanced facial recognition. There are also modules targeted at specific industries. Let’s look at a few of them. Social Media Integration: signFB Connecting your company […]
Vending machines get a digital signage update (5/31/2013) - The humble vending machine has been given a digital signage makeover! Most of us would have to admit that the traditional-style vending machines aren’t terribly exciting, often fading into the background until you’re looking for one. Now, beverage companies are looking at ways to draw more customers to their vending […]
Modernizing the cinema experience with Intel (5/5/2013) - Last month, we partnered with Intel to work on a digital signage solution for Golden Village Cinemas. The new digital signage system combines Signbox’s leading digital signage software with an Intel Atom processor and Intel OPS technology. It replaces traditional, out-dated movie collaterals, like paper posters, plastic box office and […]
Live from Digital Signage World Asia 2013 (4/25/2013) - Yesterday saw the first day of Digital Signage World Asia 2013 at Marina Bay Sands. Opening to an enormous queue of interested visitors, the Advantech and Signbox booth was busy from the get go. Day 1 was a huge success, with partners, customers and prospects alike all showing huge interest […]
Visit Signbox at Digital Signage World Asia (3/28/2013) - Signbox Microsystems, a leading Asian digital signage solution provider, today announced it will be displaying its digital signage solutions at the third annual Digital Signage World Asia exhibition (DSWA) with partner Advantech.
Point of Sale (POS) digital signage (3/21/2013) - If you’ve been to a retail outlet recently, chances are you’ve seen a digital signage display at the till. You may not have consciously noticed it, because DOOH has quickly become an accepted part of our visual landscape, but it likely influenced your shopping experience at the time. Point of […]
Digital signage trends in 2013 (3/15/2013) - We’re now a few months into the new year and after an interesting 2012, we’re all looking ahead to what 2013 will bring to digital signage and DOOH. So far, it looks as though two major trends are emerging. Firstly, we expect to see more and more retail outlets transitioning […]
The role of “the cloud” in digital signage (3/3/2013) - We are often told the future is “in the cloud”, but what does that really mean and how does it impact digital signage? Cloud computing is a bit of an ambiguous term, so it’s no wonder most people aren’t exactly sure what it involves. Essentially, it refers to the use […]
Using digital signage to overcome today’s challenges in the financial industry (2/27/2013) - We recently wrote a blog post about the growing popularity of digital signage in the financial sector. Now let’s look at some ways that digital signage can help banks and other financial institutions meet the challenges of today’s marketplace. Over the last fifty years, the financial services industry has undergone […]
Digital signage for the financial services industry (2/27/2013) - These days, most banks have only a few moments to capture a customer’s attention and convey their message, making it more important than ever to provide the best customer experience possible. In an ever-increasing number of instances, that customer experience is being provided with the help of digital signage. Whether […]
Honouring fallen U.S. soldiers with digital signage (2/20/2013) - Infotainment, advertising and way-finding are only a few of the varied uses of digital signage. As DOOH media is becoming more popular in Asia and around the world, we are seeing increasingly creative applications… like this digital signage war memorial installed in a cemetery at a Veteran’s Day ceremony in […]
Signbox Internship Program for Best Singapore Talent (1/22/2013) - Students were selected through a very competitive three-tier interview process in order to gain a place on the internship. The program allows students from the Singapore’s top universities to experience a real-world working environment in a fast paced software company. “With hands on involvement in day to day projects, ranging […]
McDonald’s uses gesture-controlled DOOH solution (1/16/2013) - Students were selected through a very competitive three-tier interview process in order to gain a place on the internship. The program allows students from the Singapore’s top universities to experience a real-world working environment in a fast paced software company.
Mitsubishi Electric installs Japan’s largest digital signage system (1/14/2013) - On behalf of the entire Signbox team, we’d like to congratulate our SE Asia Partner, Mitsubishi Electric, on the recent installation of Japan’s largest digital signage system at Narita International Airport. The magnificent digital signage system includes a Panorama Vision, an organic light-emitting display (OLED) screen consisting of 2,000 96mm x […]
Digital signage contact lenses a possibility? (1/12/2013) - What if the future of DOOH advertising involves contact lenses that beam the computer graphics directly to people’s eyes? Believe it or not, but this high tech solution is now in its rudimentary stages, with the first prototypes already being developed. According to a Belgian scientist, the sci-fi technology used […]
Using digital signage for infotainment (12/28/2012) - Digital signage screens are a great marketing and advertising tool for your business or organisation. But in order to keep your customers watching, you’ll need to ensure your DOOH strategy adds value to them too. In other words, you need to give them something in return – for example, by […]
Digital signage in the hospitality industry (12/22/2012) - Digital-out-of-home (DOOH) media has become an increasingly popular marketing tool in the hospitality industry – and for good reason, because old-fashioned notice boards no longer suffice when it comes to communicating with visitors. Initially just found in hotel rooms as “hotel channels”, digital signs were used to display information to […]
Dental clinics go social with digital signage (12/19/2012) - With the growing popularity of DOOH media, digital signs seem to be springing up all over the place, though some locations offer more opportunities than others. Waiting rooms of any kind make an excellent place to put a display, just like train stations, departure lounges and bus stops, where you […]
Digital signage solutions for the visually impaired (11/25/2012) - Digital signage technology is quickly evolving, but so are the ideas for its many different potential uses and applications. We’re already seeing animated content, multimedia capabilities, interactivity and the potential of digital signs using 3D technology – so what’s next? Well, how about digital signage for the visually impaired? It […]
How Digital Signage started a dance revolution in South Korea (11/14/2012) - If you want to know what the future could hold for DOOH campaigns, the global soft drink giant Coca-Cola has pulled out all the stops to launch a truly spectacular digital advertising campaign. Of course, the brand has an astronomical budget to play with, but their South Korean kiosk campaign […]
Digital Signage Solutions for the Transportation Industry (11/9/2012) - Signage is at the heart of the transportation industry. After all, bus stops, railway stations, docks and airports all need to have clear, easily accessible timetables in order to operate effectively. With the growing popularity of digital signage, more and more transportation businesses are now turning away from static traditional […]
Using Digital Signage for Internal Communication (11/5/2012) - Digital signage is a great way to market your products/services to potential customers and increase brand awareness. But there are also many ways that organisations are now using digital signs for internal communication and employee engagement. Have you noticed that increasingly often, businesses are using digital signage in their building […]
Interactive and touch-screen digital displays (11/1/2012) - Like all technologies, digital signage is constantly evolving. The most common digital signage approach uses traditional static digital message boards, but a new trend is quickly emerging: interactive touch-screen digital displays. Interactive signs are more engaging than static signs and allow you to provide more content to your audience, as […]
Optimise your Digital Signage Strategy by Going Social (10/22/2012) - We know that digital signage content needs to be punchy and concise in order for it to have immediate impact and engage consumers, especially in areas with limited dwell time. But how can you augment this with more detailed, additional information? You may want to look into “going social”, by […]
Coming soon… using digital signage for the retail industry in Singapore (10/19/2012) - Here’s a great pic from our latest digital signage project in Singapore at a new retail space. The digital signage solution uses Intel’s innovative, cutting-edge Open Pluggable Specification (OPS) technology, which allows for standardised PC-based players to slot directly into the back of the digital display screens. With an OPS […]
Cinema digital signage coming to life (10/17/2012) - We’re very excited to offer you a sneak peak into our latest project in Australia… We can’t tell you the ‘secret location’ yet, but we can tell you it will see some amazing new features and industry firsts across the cinema industry in the Southern Hemisphere. Stay tuned for more info.. […]
How can retailers get the most out of digital signage? (10/11/2012) - In today’s world of online commerce and internet shopping, brick & mortar retailers need to pull out all the stops in order to meet sales goals. Digital signage can help – but how can retailers use this technology to its full potential? 1. ‘Rubbish in, rubbish out’ is a familiar […]
How green is digital signage? (10/7/2012) - Businesses are facing an increasing amount of legislation concerning sustainability and CO2 emissions, and can even face financial penalties for failing to comply with new regulations. Meanwhile, more and more consumers are prioritising the environmental credentials of products and services. In other words, not being “green” could be turning potential […]
Volvo use interactive digital signage advertising campaign (10/5/2012) - The digital signage solutions space is rapidly changing, so it’s important to keep up with emerging trends and learn from the latest digital content strategies. A good example is Volvo’s latest digital signage campaign for the new V40, which enables the public to participate in a personality quiz while they […]
3D digital signage technology an emerging solution (9/28/2012) - Today’s visual landscape is more cluttered and distracting than ever before – and it can be difficult to compete in this environment. Embracing new digital signage technologybefore your competitors can help you stay one step ahead and distinguish your message from the ‘visual white noise’. Engaging viewers with interesting and […]
Mobile Marketing’s Impact on Digital Signage Marketing (9/22/2012) - Smartphones have changed the face of mobile communications. Have you noticed how often people look at their phones? This isn’t a trend that will quickly blow over either. As mobile technology progresses, people’s engagement with their phones will invariably follow suit. If predictions are correct, mobile devices could replace using […]
Signbox talks video walls with the Sauber F1 team (9/20/2012) - It’s Formula 1 time in Singapore and to kick the week of in style, NEC hosted an intimate event to celebrate their 35th Birthday in the region, at Hotel Michael, Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore. Visited by the Sauber F1 team, the event was hosted by CMO for NEC Global, Toshiyuki Mineno, […]
Five Tips to Get DOOH Media Working for your Business (9/8/2012) - Digital signage and digital-out-of-home (DOOH) advertising are quickly becoming a popular, and often essential, method of communication across nearly all industries. Here are five tips to get DOOH media working for your business: Create a strategy, establish clear objectives and identify ways to measure results. A marketing strategy using DOOH […]
Signbox Partners with SOVIS for High-End Audio Visual Market in Singapore (9/5/2012) - Signbox Microsystems today announced a mutual distribution agreement with Sovis, a subsidiary of Atlas Sound and Vision, a well known and high-end audio visual distributor and retailer in Singapore. Sovis focuses on professional audio visual projects. The partnership will see Sovis add the Signbox suite of digital signage products to […]
Signbox attends Nexcom Asia Pacific Partner event (8/27/2012) - Last week, the Signbox team visited Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore, where the first Nexcom Asia Pacific Partnership event was being held. Signbox were the main digital signage solution provider in attendance and we were able to share insight into particular trends in the digital out of home (DOOH) market. On […]
Digital Signage Solutions at the 2012 Olympics (8/22/2012) - Advertising agencies, sponsors, government bodies and large corporations tend to pull out all the stops at the Olympics. And that’s no surprise: the recent 2012 London Olympics attracted over 429,000 tourists a day to The Big Smoke! For those interested in the latest technology and marketing tactics, it’s always an […]
Signbox Microsystems integrates SMIL into industry leading digital signage platform (8/14/2012) - Signbox distributor in the Philippines, Avolution Inc., wowed the crowds at the recent Stores Asia Expo that took place in Manila on Aug 9-10, 2012.
Signbox Microsystems embraces Intel Open Pluggable Specification (OPS) (8/14/2012) - Signbox Microsystems, a leading provider of digital signage solutions to the Asia Pacific and the Middle East, announced today in Singapore that its industry-leading signManager digital signage network platform would now support the Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL) standard.
Signbox Microsystems Appointments Francis Regan as Senior Software Engineer (7/9/2012) - To support the aggressive growth plans for 2012 and beyond, Signbox Microsystems Pte Ltd hired Regan to continue the development of innovative new products and services as well as to support existing digital signage deployments. This technical appointment strengthens the software team and is designed to accelerate product and software […]
United Neon’s new digital billboard, powered by Signbox and Avolution, transforms Manila traffic display (5/22/2012) - To support the aggressive growth plans for 2012 and beyond, Signbox Microsystems Pte Ltd hired Regan to continue the development of innovative new products and services as well as to support existing digital signage deployments. This technical appointment strengthens the software team and is designed to accelerate product and software development as well as enhance overall support.
Trade Exhibition: Broadcast Asia, 19-22 June 2012 (12/5/2011) - BroadcastAsia is Asia's most recognised and comprehensive one-stop digital multimedia and entertainment technology event.
Signbox Microsystems launches new website (11/1/2011) - The new Signbox website has arrived. Feel free to browse the website and learn more about what we do.
Signbox launches new module – signEye (10/10/2011) - Introducing signEye, an audience measurement and analysis tool which can be used with the Signbox digital signage system
Trade Exhibition: Digital Signage World Asia, 25 – 27 April 2012 (10/7/2011) - Digital Signage World Asia 2012 is an exhibition of the world’s leading solution providers.
Signbox launches new module – SignFB (10/7/2011) - signFB is a unique module that allows users to display their company Facebook page on their Signbox digital signage system